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Unraveling what genomics can do

It took nearly 10,000 years of breeding to take maize from a tropical crop with thumb-sized ears to the high-yielding Midwest crop of today. But in just the next decade, new corn varieties will likely have higher levels of ...

dateSep 29, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Using synthetic biology for chlamydia vaccines

A multidisciplinary scientific team at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has made significant advances in developing a vaccine for chlamydia using synthetic biology, sponsored by a two-year National Institutes ...

dateSep 13, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Restricting HIV-1 infection

The HIV-1 capsid protein (CA) interacts with viral factors that support infection and host factors that restrict it. The host protein cyclophilin A (CypA) binds to CA and enhances the action of host restriction factors that ...

dateSep 04, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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